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Privat-Brief-Verkehr

1886 Eagle

2 p black

  2 p black
  2 p blue

Surcharged

  large '2' (red) on 2 p blue


(Non issued red '2' on 2 p black, reduced sizes)


(Some forged red '2' overprints on 2 p black, reduced sizes)

Envelopes in similar design:


(Reduce size)

A postcard ('KORRESPONDENZKARTE') with a 2 p blue printed image similar to the stamps above exists with at the backside an image of Emperor Wilhelm I with the text 'Zur Erinnerung an die 100-jahrige Geburtstagfeier weiland Sr. Maj. Kaiser Wilhelm I'. A reprint of this postcard was made by Michel in 1981 ('MICHEL-Nachdruck zur "Philatelia 81" in Frankfurt am Main vom 14.-18. November').

 

1887 Eagle in a circle


(Reduced sizes)

  2 p red
  2 p brown
  2 p orange

 

1887 Large stamp, inscription "PRIVAT - BRIEF - VERKEHR CONTROL"

  1 M black
This stamp was also used in Koln.

 

1887 Man standing in front of cathedral of Frankfurt


(Reduced size, with cancel on part of envelope)

  2 p green
  2 p red

 

1887 Woman's head in circle, inscription "FRANKOFURTIA"


(Typical cancel: 'FRANKFURTER PRIVAT-POST')


"V" and "N" cancels, probably "Vormittag" and "Nachmittag" (before and after noon)?

  1 p violet
  2 p orange
  2 p grey

 

1888 Number, inscription "EINGESCHRIEBEN"

  12 p brown

 

1898 Woman standing in front of cathedral of Frankfurt


Image obtained from www.privatpost-merkur.de (Reduced size)

  2 p orange

 

Druksachen - Circular Beforderung

1886 Inscription "1 Pfg. P.C.B. Frankfurt am Main.", perforated or imperforate


(Reduced size)


(Two stamps, one with error: omitted 'M' in 'Main', reduced sizes)

  1 p black on yellow

Overprinted with 'Noth Curs' in violet, black or blue


(Reduced size)

  1 p black on yellow

A postcard with a similar design:


(Zoom-in of the above postcard)

 

1887 View of Frankfurt, inscription "DRUCKSACHEN & CICULAR BEFORDERUNG FRANKFURT a/M", slightly different views, perforated or imperforate


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p brown on blue
  1 p violet on grey
  1 p blue

Surcharged with value and crosses


(bisected stamp, reduced size)

  1 M on 1 p blue on red
  5 M on 1 p blue on red
  10 M on 1 p blue on red

Overprinted with 'Noth Curs' in violet, black or blue


(Reduced size)

  1 p brown on blue

Values removed and surcharged with value (1891)


(Reduced size)

  '2 Pf.' on brown
  '5 Pf.' on green
  '10 Pf.' on blue
  '25 Pf.' on violet
  '50 Pf.' on red
  1 M on brown
  5 M on silver
  10 M on gold

I have seen postal stationery in similar designs with inscription "Privat - Circular - Beforderung Frankfurt a.M., Bornheim, Sachsenhausen.".


A label from this company?

 

1887 Woman's head, inscription "DRUCKSACHEN & CIRCULARBEFORDERUNG FRANKFURT a/M", perforated or imperforate

2 p grey Drucksachen & Circular Beforderung

  1 p red
  2 p grey
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Overprinted with 'Noth Curs' in violet, black or blue (1887)


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p red
  2 p grey
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Surcharged (1899)
  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 1 M brown
  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 5 M silver
  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 10 M gold

Overprinted 'C.P. 1900' in a rectangle (1900)
  1 p red
  2 p grey
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Overprinted '1886 1901'

  1 M brown
  5 M silver 
  10 M gold

These stamps exist with overprint "Erfurt." to be used in Erfurt.

 

1887 Large number, inscription "CIRCULAR DRUCKSACHEN BEFORDERUNG FRANKFURT a/M", perforated or imperforate


(reduced view)

  1 p blue

Surcharged


Strip of three with 1 Mk, 5 Mk and 10 Mk overprint

  '1 1/2 Pfg. 1899' on 1 p blue (1899)
  '1 Mk.' on 1 p blue (1887)
  '5 Mk.' on 1 p blue (1887)
  '10 Mk.' on 1 p blue (1887)

Overprinted 'C.P. 1900' and rectangle (1900)

  1 p blue
  '1 M' on 1 p blue
  '5 M' on 1 p blue
  '10 M' on 1 p blue

 

1887 Bicycle with cathedral of Frankfurt, perforated or imperforate

  1 p blue and red

 

1887 Triangular stamp, inscription "FRANKFURT a/M 3 FRIEDENSTRS. 5 PRIVAT - CIRCULAR - POST", statue, perforated or imperforate


(Reduced size)

  1 p blue
  2 p green
  3 p red
  5 p yellow
  10 p red
  20 p brown
  50 p lilac
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

Overprinted 'C.P. 1900' and rectangle (1900)

  1 p blue
  2 p green
  3 p red
  5 p yellow
  10 p red
  20 p brown
  50 p lilac
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

 

1888 Value, inscription "FUR BEFORDERUNG & ABONNEMENT 1 M ERHALTEN FRANKFURT a/M", perforated

  1 M black on red
  1 M black on violet
  1 M black on orange
  1 M black on yellow
  1 M black on blue

 

1888 View of houses in Frankfurt, perforated or imperforate

  1 p red
  2 p blue
  3 p green
  5 p brown
  10 p grey
  20 p yellow
  50 p violet
  1 M brown
  5 M silver
  10 M gold

 

1888 Embossed woman's head, inscription "10 JAHR. STIFTUNGSFEST", perforated

  1 p black
  1 p blue
  1 p green
  1 p red
  1 p violet


A reprint by Gehringer, made in 1978.

 

1890 Fancy letters in center, inscription "DRUCKSCHRIFTEN EXPEDITION FRANKFURT A/M"

  25 p black
  50 p green

 

1890 Arms, inscription "DRUCKSCHRIFTEN EXPEDITION FRANKFURT A/M"

  1 M silver
  5 M brown
  10 M gold

 

1891 Industrial fair, perforated or imperforated, large sized stamp

  1/2 p blue
  1 p orange
  1 1/2 p green
  1 M violet
  5 M red
  10 M brown

 

1891 Head of man with moustache

  1/2 p red
  1/2 p blue (1895)
  1 p green
  1 p red (1895)
  1 1/2 p brown
  1 1/2 p green (1895)
  1 M brown
  1 M green (1895)
  5 M silver
  5 M violet (1895)
  10 M gold
  10 M brown (1895)

 

1900 Inscription "Circularpost-Francofurtia Gedenkmarke 1400 Johann Gutenberg 1900"

  1 M green
  5 M brown
  10 M grey
  25 M brown
  50 M brown
  100 M gold

 

Postcards, example:


Elliptic cut from envelope with man in the center, inscription 'STIFTUNGSFEST D. VEREINS BRIEFMARKENKUNDE 1 PFG CIRCULAR-POST FRANKFURT A.M.' These cuts were reprinted in 1978 in a minisheet containing 5 of these cuts in different colors, the inscription was 'GEDENKBLATT 100 Jahre Philetlie in Frankfurt am Main 1878 1978'.

 

Frankfurter Privat Brief Circular Beforderung

1894 Inscription "1 Pfg. F.P.C.B. Frankfurt am Main"


Sheetlet with 10 of these stamps

  1 p black

 

1894 Number, inscription "Frankfurter Circular- Beforderung F.a.M.", 10 p with "Einschreiben" at both sides

  1 p blue on yellow
  10 p red
  1 M blue
  5 M orange
  10 M silver
  20 M gold

 

1894 Number with posthorn, perforated


(Reduced sizes)

  1 p blue on yellow

 

1894 Posthorn, perforated

  10 p blue on yellow ('EINSCHREIBE-BRIEF')
  10 p blue on yellow ('EIL-BRIEF BEFORERUNG')

 

1895 Inscription "Frankfurter Privat Circular Beforderung" circle in center, value above and below, perforated

  1 p black on green
  1 p black on orange (exists imperforate)
  1 p green on orange

 

1895 Inscription "PRIVAT BRIEF FRANKFURTER CIRCULAR BEFORDERUNG", perforated

  1 p black on green ('FRANKFURTER' on top)
  1 p black on green ('PRIVAT' on top)
  1 p green


(Inscription: "Postdienst der Frankfurter Messe.", reduced size)


Parcel stamp, inscription "FRANKFURTER PACKETFAHRT-G." with image of a horse, 20 p blue.


"POSTDIENST JAHRMARKT FRANKFURT A.M. 6.7.8.MARZ 1890"; 20 p red.


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